Categorized Under “ Healthcare”

US News “Best” Diets

So…I’ve received a ton of emails, FB pings and twitter inquiries about the recent US News piece that ranked Paleo dead last in a list that included SlimFast, MediFast and Weight Watchers as contenders in this Diet Battle Royale. The whole thing is as sad as it is funny, but the most important feature Read more…

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Clearing up Kidney Confusion: Introduction

From Kon-Tiki to Kidneys: Let the Evidence Speak I’ve been talking about and studying this paleo nutrition/evolutionary medicine idea since late 1998 when I first ran across the topic. It’s impossible to describe how much the landscape has changed and how much more we know…Holy CATS…13 years later! If you’ve Read more…

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Ido Portal: At NorCal Strength & Conditioning!!

Hey everyone! I wanted to let you know that my good friend (and coach) Ido Portal will be at NorCal Strength & Conditioning April 30-May 1 (Please note the Date change from the original post). Here is a description of the seminar: Join expert strength coach Ido Portal for this 2 day Read more…

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Paleo Physicians Network is LIVE!!

Well, It’s off life support anyway. It has a few buggs and I’m getting used to the back-end, but it’s finally rolling. For a simple front-end you would not believe the back-end that went into this thing. What we need from y’all We need doctors, pharmacists, PT’s, Nurse practitioners, DC’s, ND’s, DO’s, LAC’s…you know, Read more…

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The China Study: Junk Science and Lies

Sorry for the re-post, but this is too important not to pass around. Free The Animal has an outstanding post on the misleading pile of dookie that is The China Study. Here is the original analysis that Richard is referring  to which was generated by Denise Minger. If you recall, we Read more…

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Insulin: Anorexic?

Someone shot a link to the blog about a guy who was taking Gary Taubes to task on various issues. Link to that here. Well…actually, that link is to the blog, not the specific post I wanted. Well, anyway, James’ original post had a list a greivances with Gary Taubes Read more…

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More Type 1 Diabetes

Here is an interesting comment. One of two things is at work here: 1-As she notes, this may be a  bounce back period in which the pancreas is not completely destroyed and is still working in spurts. or 2-They have removed the environmental irritants that CAUSED the Type 1 in Read more…

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Isn't it Genetics?

I received the following comment from Aaron and it’s an important point I’ve been meaning to make. As biotech makes it’s way into our lives there is a growing tendency to attribute EVERYTHING to genetics. Thousands of times I’ve heard the fatalistic refrain: “Well, my parents had diabetes (or heart disease Read more…

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Statins and Rhabdomyolysis

A theory exists for the mechanism of why statins increase rhabdomyolysis. For those of you who have been under a rock or lifting with your Sears 110lb cement barbell set, rhabdomyolysis (rhabdo) is a potentially life threatening condition that can occur in response to too much or too intense of Read more…

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CrossFit and Performance Menu Message Board Docs.

Hey there! In an effort to get more information out to folks I paid someone to mine the CrossFit Message board and the Performance Mneu message board for old threads I’ve participated in. It’s a boat load of information and I think will help to answer a lot of the Read more…

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